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4 fabulously frivolous holiday gifts

Give the best gift under the tree
Give the best gift under the tree

Holiday shopping got you flummoxed? Can't bear the thought of combing the malls, only to emerge with underwhelming gifts that likely will be forgotten by New Year's?

Relax -- we've got you covered.

According to Gallup, Americans are expected to spend an average of $786 on Christmas gifts this year, $16 more than last year, which isn't bad given the economic and political turmoil plaguing the country.

So, if you're going to spend that money anyway, why not spend it on something extraordinary -- a gift that raises the bar for all Yuletide offerings to follow? Here are four fabulous holiday gifts that will definitely be remembered.

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